Buffalo Sabres

June 28, 2017 - 10:58 am
It was a long, nine-year wait for former Buffalo Sabres forward Dave Andreychuk to get a call from Lanny McDonald and the Hockey Hall of Fame. On Monday, Andreychuk did get that call, announcing him as part of the Class of 2017 for the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Canada. Andreychuk played in...
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June 27, 2017 - 8:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill is making more changes and they include two familiar names. Former Rochester Americans coach Randy Cunneyworth has been let go. Cunneyworth coached the Amerks from 2000 through 2008 when he left to become an assistant with the Atlanta Thrashers. After being a...
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June 27, 2017 - 11:04 am
When the Buffalo Sabres hired general manager Jason Botterill back in May, it was widely speculated that he would bring in Pittsburgh Penguins Director of Amateur Scouting, Randy Sexton for an assistant general manager role. On Monday, The Sabres made the Sexton hiring official, along with the...
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June 26, 2017 - 5:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have sent out qualifying offers to six restricted free agents. Robin Lehner's offer is $3.15-million, Marcus Foligno's is $2.25-million, Zemgus Girgensons got $1.15-million, Johan Larsson's is $997,500 and Evan Rodrigues received $787,500. Three players were not...
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June 26, 2017 - 3:28 pm
(WGR 550) - Former Sabre Dave Andreychuk has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 12 seasons with Buffalo the winger scored 368 goals in 837 games. He added 436 assists for 804 points. The Sabres drafted Andreychuk 16th overall in the 1982 Entry Draft. That's the same draft where Buffalo...
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June 26, 2017 - 2:29 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have resigned Taylor Fedun before he hits the free agent market. It's a two-year, two-way contract. Fedun was a good depth player for Buffalo last season splitting time between the Sabres and Amerks. Fedun played 27 games in the NHL last season picking up seven...
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June 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm
Taylor Fedun will return to Buffalo for the next two seasons after agreeing to a two-year, two-way deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Fedun provided the organization with defensive depth last season appearing in 27 NHL games, and posting a career high seven assists for the Sabres. He also appeared in 29...
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June 26, 2017 - 12:46 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and general manager Jason Botterill have made two additions to the front office staff with the hiring of Randy Sexton and Steve Greeley as assistant general managers. It has been reported for some time that Sexton would join Botterill as an assistant general manager and leave the...
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June 26, 2017 - 8:08 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres and other NHL teams are now able to interview unrestricted free agents ahead of the July 1 signing period. Teams also have until 5:00 Monday to get qualifying offers out to restricted free agents. When I asked Jason Botterill about that on Friday morning he said...
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June 25, 2017 - 1:54 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have recently not had much of a history taking goalies in the NHL Draft. The last time the Sabres selected a goalie in the NHL Draft was back in 2014 when Buffalo selected Jonas Johansson with the first pick in the third round. The last time the Sabres took a goalie in the first...
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